Noctuidae : Acronictinae
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Acronicta leporina

(Linnaeus, 1758) 2280 / 73.040

Morley's Final Catalogue: Very thinly scattered around Ipswich at Bentley (formerly), one at Hemley (Wlr) and one at light in Martlesham (D); Aldringham in 1930 (Wiltshire); Beccles (Crf perhaps extinct); and in the Breck before 1890 at Tuddenham Fen (Wrt, Suff. Inst. 1870, 220), Downham and Thetford. Larvae singly in Blythburgh Wood, 1936 (Gd & D).

Recent Suffolk Status: Fairly common and widespread.

Life history: Single-brooded. Occasional records of the larvae in late summer in the county. There are two colour forms, green and yellow and they rest curled up.

Identification: Unmistakeable.

Habitat: Woodland, scrub, gardens, hedgerows.

Recorded in 45 (78%) of 58 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1930.
Last Recorded in 2024.
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List Species Records   [Show All Latest]
Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
14/05/2024125TM59 - Lowestoft
22/08/2023125TM24 - Woodbridge/Martlesham
28/07/2023125TM46 - Minsmere/Leiston
17/07/2023125TM15 - Helmingham/Claydon
14/07/2023125TM59 - Lowestoft
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Forewing: 16-21mm.
Flight: One generation May-Aug.
Foodplant:   Downy and Silver Birch, Alder
Red List: Least Concern (LC)
GB Status: Common
Former Status: Local
Verification Grade:  Adult: 1
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